There is a TON of information out there for folks who are looking to get into a mindfulness practice. There are TONS of paid services, and subscription apps. All of this is great! It is awesome that there is so much good information out there and it is great that there are so many voices […]
Millennials are constantly being bombarded with expectations and standards that we aren’t meeting, and we care about that negative perception of us, so we place pressure on ourselves to be absolutely everything. But by doing this, we’re making ourselves sick and miserable.
It’s time to cut the shit. I’m talking to myself and I’m talking to you. Everyone needs a tough love pep-talk every-so-often. So, here it is. The following five things are what I need to hear every single day of my life in order to calm down and just fucking live.
I may have found the best chocolate recipe ever, and I feel like I have to share it. I’m sure you won’t argue with me! But seriously, I’m allergic to dairy, and I’m sensitive to sugar so it seemed to me that I was going to have to give up chocolate forever, especially because the […]
For the past few months I have been feeling anxious and just wound up. As a twenty-four year old this is nothing too out of the ordinary, but nonetheless it isn’t good for your body to exist in a constant state of stress. Age and societal pressures aside, the human body is made to experience […]
Science of Rituals Anything that you do where you are focusing 100 percent on your present experience can be considered meditation, and it is common knowledge at this point that meditation does wonders for our mental space and well-being. Sometimes it is difficult to fit in a “formal” meditation session. This is okay. There are […]
I feel like I am explaining my absence on this blog a lot. I apologize for that. It means so much to me that you are here reading what I put out to the world and caring about this blog. So thank you so much for your continued support! I love each and every one […]
Let me start off by saying that I am in no way an expert in this, but I am sensitive. I am an empath so I suck up others emotions, and I magnify my own. What that means, basically, is that I am a crier. Although this attribute of mine isn’t super convenient, I’m learning […]
The full moon has many magical qualities. Even the non-voodoo-witchcraft people notice that everyone seems to lose their minds a little around the full moon. The full moon is an ideal time to hang out with people and share details of your journey, and also an ideal time to determine what you wish to do […]
I have already written a piece on how the quality of your space can affect your mental health (read that one here), but your space is so so so important to reducing anxiety, and increasing mindfulness. I’ll let you in on a not-so-secret of mine, I am a bit of a hoarder. I get attached […]
If you’re into spirituality at all, you will have heard over and over again that you already have all the answers and that you just need to listen and remember all that you have known forever. Anyone outside of the spiritual community is cocking their eyebrows, and getting ready to click out, but hold on. It isn’t all […]
A recent realization of mine is that, I am a control freak. Now, I don’t believe that being controlling is as bad as everyone makes it seem, as long as it is well-intentioned and directed appropriately. I might learn later that I am wrong, and so be it. For now though, I believe that it […]
Yesterday while driving to work, I had another driver on my ass all the way through town. He was riding the yellow line trying to get around me on a single lane and honking at me even though I was going the speed limit. I wish I could say that I didn’t let him, but […]
In my post college life, I have found myself spending so much time consuming as much information as possible about literally anything, and I have seen so many people around me hustling to create their dream lives. All of this is amazing, but we are all forgetting to take time to check in with ourselves. […]
Phytochemicals are basically chemicals from plants that “may” affect health. You’ve heard of them, guaranteed. Phytochemicals in non-scientific English are vitamins, minerals and other beneficial nutrients that you can obtain through eating fruits and vegetables. They are broken down into two categories; essential and non-essential.
Our environment has a lot to do with our mental health. By making your home a more relaxing and pleasing place to be you can reduce stress and create a happier life for yourself and the people who live with you.